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Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Confederate Monuments Fall, But Economic Racism Lingers.

August 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Cheers to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, one of the first mayors to take Confederate statues down and to make the strong point that these statues represent nothing but oppression. You should check out the speech he delivered, in May, at MarketWatch.com. More cheers to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh who had statues removed... [Read more...]

Ku Klux Klan (KKK), Black Lives Matter (BLM); Millennials and what seems to be Imaginary Racism.

August 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) American monuments are like mile markers on the highway. They let us know how far we’ve come and how much further we need to go. President Trump was right last week to question whether monuments of our Founding Fathers would be next in line to be destroyed after anti-free speech activists from Antifa and Black Lives Matter... [Read more...]

Medicare & Medicaid; What is needed to keep it alive.

August 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On July 30th, our country marked Medicare and Medicaid’s 52nd birthday—enacted as Title XVIII and Title XIX of the Social Security Act, and signed into law as part of Lyndon Johnson’s 1965 War on Poverty. For the very first time in our country, all Americans aged 65 or older were assured hospital, post-hospital extended... [Read more...]

Charlottesville, Virginia White Supremacist Rally; A Wake Up Call!

August 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Charlottesville, Virginia, a city named after Britain’s first black queen, was the scene of a bloody riot Saturday, Aug. 12. The fray resulted in the death of one woman, who was mowed down by a car; plus, there were many other people injured. Have politicians and the news media told the correct and complete story about what... [Read more...]

Donald Trump Is Reminiscent Of A Bratty Child.

August 22, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I pointed out in a previous article that “Trump supporters are constantly claiming that “Deep State” is out to get him. Deep State is not “out to get” Trump, they’re simply trying to protect America from an idiot. That’s their job. . Donald Trump is his own worst enemy, and he has made it clear... [Read more...]

6 Questions Your Partner Should Be Able to Answer.

August 22, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Communication and trust are important for the foundation of a relationship. Regardless of who you date, you are likely to run into topics that will make one or both of you uncomfortable. Moving in together, household affairs, and finances are sure to come up. Being able to express one’s thoughts and feelings is vital in building... [Read more...]

The Key To Uplifting The Black Community.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As Africans in America, we need to grab control over some things to uplift the black community. One major thing we must find a way to construct in our community is our own educational system. The benefits to that could lead us to many opportunities to raise a wealthier community, embed progressive and brilliant mindsets towards... [Read more...]

Cleveland Browns players kneeled in a prayer circle during the National Anthem.

August 22, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During a Monday, August 21, preseason game against the New York Giants, 11 Cleveland Browns players kneeled in a prayer circle during the National Anthem. They were flanked by another five players who placed their hands on their teammates’ shoulders in a show of solidarity. The players who participated in this act of civil... [Read more...]

NBA players continue to speak out against Donald Trump.

August 22, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Very few U.S. Presidents have been as disliked as Donald Trump. He has been one of the most controversial presidents in American history because of his persona, his brash campaign during the 2016 Election, and his head-scratching campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again”. It is not surprising to hear celebrities speak... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump Telling The Truth Unlike Barack Obama.

August 21, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If President Trump were to stop his motorcade and have carrion removed from the roadway, Trump haters and craven, progressive Republicans would accuse him of decreasing the food supply for animals that feast upon same. My analogy is reference to the caustic feigned moral outrage that is tantamount to acts of moral turpitude... [Read more...]

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